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http://www.udemy.com/

- listened to a Lecture re Eliot & Modernism, but thought it a bit quirky,
and by no means the whole story - but it was only a random look-see.



On 5 December 2012 02:52, P <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> You mean you don't know about Noah and his sons? You know, the whole
> shemetic gang?
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> Jerome Walsh <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> Shem?   What a pentschanjeuchy chap he was!
>
> (I once got to page 2 of FW.)
>
> For the polyglots among you, a polyglot pun:  Shem?  An embarrassing name
> indeed!
>
> Jerry
>
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> *From:* P <[log in to unmask]>
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Sent:* Tuesday, December 4, 2012 7:28 PM
> *Subject:* Re: OT: Coursera
>
> I'll bet Jerome has the inside story on Shem, but as to the answer, I can
> 't even figure out what the question was.
> P.
>
> Ken Armstrong <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>
> On 12/4/2012 6:11 PM, P wrote:
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> Curious how the body figures in such clichès. Joyce would probably be able
> to figure it out.
> Peter (verbal contortionist & logomaniac)
>
>
>     Jerry's contorted worker put me in stitches, then at your suggestion
> put me in mind of a Joycean cliche composite: Shem the Penman:
>
> Shem's bodily getup, it seems, included an adze of a skull, an
> eight of a larkseye, the whoel of a nose, one numb arm up a
> sleeve, fortytwo hairs off his uncrown, eighteen to his mock lip,
> a trio of barbels from his megageg chin (sowman's son), the
> wrong shoulder higher than the right, all ears, an artificial
> tongue with a natural curl, not a foot to stand on, a handful of
> thumbs, a blind stomach, a deaf heart, a loose liver, two fifths of
> two buttocks, one gleetsteen avoirdupoider for him, a manroot
> of all evil, a salmonkelt's thinskin, eelsblood in his cold toes, a
> bladder tristended, so much so that young Master Shemmy on
> his very first debouch at the very dawn of protohistory seeing
> himself such and such, when playing with thistlewords in their
> garden nursery, Griefotrofio, at Phig Streat III Shuvlin, Old
> Hoeland, (would we go back there now for sounds, pillings and
> sense? would we now for annas and annas? would we for full-
> score eight and a liretta? for twelve blocks one bob? for four tes-
> ters one groat? not for a dinar! not for jo!) dictited to of all his
> little brothron and sweestureens the first riddle of the universe:
> asking, when is a man not a man?
>
>
> For the answer, if you don't have it, you can get it at
>
> http://instruct.uwo.ca/english/454f/fw2.html
>
> Gosh, thank goodness for the Internet!
>
> Ken A
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